Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ederson Says Blues Aces Have Helped Him Win Cap

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ederson Says Blues Aces Have Helped Him Win Cap

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EDERSON is set to win his second Brazil cap and has given the credit to City stars like Sergio Aguero and Kevin de Bruyne.

The Blues goalkeeper had been relegated to No.2 for his country by Liverpool star Alisson, and watched the World Cup from the bench as a result.

His only international appearance came in the 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Chile, a year ago, when Brazil had already secured their place in the finals.

But Ederson has been told he will start against Saudi Arabia in Riyadh tonight, with Alisson pencilled in for next week's showcase friendly against Argentina in Jeddah.

And he says that facing the quality of the Blues aces every day in training, as well as the international stars of the Premier League in a match situation, has improved him.

"I have evolved a lot in several aspects, especially the technical aspect," he said. …

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